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Plea Of Alleged Rapist Next Month

A man who is charged with the rape of his step daughter will take his plea next month. The 42-year-old accused appeared before High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Goundar, in
18 Sep 2018 10:10
Plea Of Alleged Rapist Next Month

A man who is charged with the rape of his step daughter will take his plea next month.

The 42-year-old accused appeared before High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Goundar, in Suva yesterday.

He is charged with one count of rape.

It is alleged that the man had allegedly raped his stepdaughter, a child who is under the age of 13 in Sigatoka on July 11, 2018.

The state counsel informed the court that the accused had made admissions in his caution interview. The matter was adjourned for plea to October 17.

The accused was remanded in custody.

A production order was issued for the accused to be present in court for his plea.

Edited by Jonathan Bryce

 ashna.kumar@fijisun.com.fj

 

 



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